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4 Questions to Ask Your Loved One’s Doctor After a Hip Fracture

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Feb 23, 2016 | Comments Off on 4 Questions to Ask Your Loved One’s Doctor After a Hip Fracture
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Caregiver in Vestavia Hills AL: If your loved one has fractured a hip, you need to know how to help her heal properly.

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Caring for Your Loved One’s Pets

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Feb 17, 2016 | Comments Off on Caring for Your Loved One’s Pets
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Caregivers in Birmingham AL: Pets can help boost your loved one’s mood and keep them company during days when they can’t get out of the house and don’t have many visitors. As your loved one ages, however, it may become more difficult for them to care for their beloved pet, meaning that much of the responsibility of making sure that the pet is well cared for will fall on you. Here are just a few tips for caregivers who want to take the best care possible of their loved one’s pet and keep their loved one involved in pet care.

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February is Grapefruit Month

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Feb 11, 2016 | Comments Off on February is Grapefruit Month

Elder Care in Alabaster AL: For many elderly adults, a healthy and well-rounded breakfast includes a tart and tasty grapefruit half. Grapefruits are a great source of nutrients that all elderly adults need for an overall healthy diet.

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Great Part-Time Jobs for Seniors

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Feb 2, 2016 | Comments Off on Great Part-Time Jobs for Seniors

Senior Care in Pelham AL The transition to retirement isn’t always an easy one for all seniors.  In fact, many seniors may feel directionless or lost when they suddenly have no workplace to go to each day.  Even though many seniors may have been looking forward to retirement for a long time, it is still…

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Caregiver Awareness: Eyelid Cysts

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Jan 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Caregiver Awareness: Eyelid Cysts
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Caregiver in Homewood AL Your mother looks in the mirror and notices that her eyelid is slightly puffy and that there is a small, hard white bump near the eyelash line. Your father has a yellowish lump near his tear duct that is not hurting but it is not a pimple. Any time that your…

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January is International Creativity Month

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Jan 19, 2016 | Comments Off on January is International Creativity Month
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Senior Care in Mountain Brook AL The word creativity encompasses many different things, ranging from music to quilting to writing and on to putting paintbrushes to the canvas. No matter how it’s embraced, International Creativity Month throughout January is an excellent opportunity for family members assisting their aging loved ones with in-home care to embrace…

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Foods to Eat for Kidney Health

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Jan 12, 2016 | Comments Off on Foods to Eat for Kidney Health
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Elder Care in Hoover AL It is not uncommon for adults over the age of 60 to suffer from chronic kidney disease.  Elderly adults that suffer from other chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure also have a higher risk for developing chronic kidney disease.  For those who suffer from…

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Senior Care Terms: What is Bladder Training?

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Dec 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Senior Care Terms: What is Bladder Training?
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Senior Care in Birmingham AL Knowledge is your most powerful tool while you are on a senior care journey with your elderly loved ones, and one of the best ways to build that knowledge is understanding terminology that you may come across throughout your care experience. You may hear these terms from doctors, senior health…

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Bringing Mom Home: Tips to Prepare Your Family for Your loved one with Alzheimer’s

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Dec 22, 2015 | Comments Off on Bringing Mom Home: Tips to Prepare Your Family for Your loved one with Alzheimer’s
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Home Care in Alabaster AL Alzheimer’s Disease is a progressive disease that quickly deteriorates the brain, affecting every aspect of a person’s life. If your aging parent or elderly loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s then eventually as the disease progresses, they will be no longer able to care for themselves, needing to rely…

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Five Healthy and Delicious Breakfast Ideas

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Dec 15, 2015 | Comments Off on Five Healthy and Delicious Breakfast Ideas
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Caregiver in Helena AL Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day.  However, many adults today opt to skip breakfast or choose sugar-laden convenience foods to start their day.  When caring for an elderly adult, family caregivers should actively encourage their elderly loved one to eat breakfast every day and…

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